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Old 07.31.2017, 11:57 AM   #401
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saw it a few weeks ago. It's pretty great.

I saw it last night. Best Spider-Man movie by a mile.

I read about some "moment" where Michael Keaton "transcends" what it means — or can mean — to be a villain. I never saw that moment, and I believe it was just hot air (and yes, I watched both post-credit scenes).

Good fun though. Good Spider-Man.
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Old 07.31.2017, 12:36 PM   #402
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I don't know about a "moment." I'd say the scene w/ the car ride to the prom (and leading up to that ride) was the best Keaton part of the movie. Really well done.
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Old 09.26.2017, 01:22 PM   #403
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Rich Perotta is speaking tonight about a block from me. I'm not familiar with him. Should I go?
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Old 09.26.2017, 08:19 PM   #404
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Rich Perotta is speaking tonight about a block from me. I'm not familiar with him. Should I go?

I would go if I had bothing else to do. But I can’t think of anything he’s inked that has been particularly memorable.
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Old 09.26.2017, 08:24 PM   #405
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Just read this and it was AWESOME so I’m reading vol. 2

 


Also this:

 


And this (I don’t believe the Oz reveal is legit... real reveal yet to come, IMO)

 
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Old 10.13.2017, 03:14 PM   #406
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Sev, have you started White Knight yet? #1 came out last week.

I stopped "The War Of Jokes & Riddles" mid-way through and then had #32 spoiled for me which was sort of annoying but whatever. Gonna jump back into mainline Batman w/ #32 though since Joelle Jones is doing art and she's one of my absolute favorites right now.
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Old 10.13.2017, 06:09 PM   #407
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Sev, have you started White Knight yet? #1 came out last week.

I stopped "The War Of Jokes & Riddles" mid-way through and then had #32 spoiled for me which was sort of annoying but whatever. Gonna jump back into mainline Batman w/ #32 though since Joelle Jones is doing art and she's one of my absolute favorites right now.

White Knight! I knew I had forgotten something!

No, I haven’t but I will.

Fuck the War of Jokes and Riddles and its dumbass Kite-Man bullshit. What a whopping let-down. Didn’t finish that.

Hey if you’re not reading DARK NIGHTS METAL you are missing the fuck out.
It’s super Bat-centric (like, super Bat-centric[/i]), and it has ripped off 2000 AD/Judge Dredd’s “Deadworld” and “Judge Death” pretty blatantly, but MAN isit satisfying!!!

Here’s a quick checklist of what your ass needs to read:
• DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING
• Dark Nights Metal #1
• Dark Nights Metal #2
• DNM tie-in: THE RED DEATH
• DNM tie-in: MURDER MACHINE
• DNM tie-in: DAWNBREAKER
• Dark Nights Metal #3

...

Also Marvel Legacy looks pretty baller.

I’ve been reading a ton of comics lately
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Old 10.13.2017, 09:11 PM   #408
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Read Legacy tonight actually. It was good.
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Read Legacy tonight actually. It was good.

White Knight #1 was good. Great art.
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oh Sev, did you ever read The Vision series that Tom King did 2015-2016? There were only twelve issues total I believe. I've been reading them via the recent Director's Cut reprints, so I've read the first four issues so far and they are just, well, brilliant.

I mean it's not a superhero story - at all. The short version is that Vision decides he wants to have a family. So he synthesizes a wife and two kids and they move to the suburbs. And then it's this weird tragic story about... well. Things.

I don't really want to spoil anything. I can only say that I really can't even compare it to another comic book. It's really just incredible.
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oh Sev, did you ever read The Vision series that Tom King did 2015-2016? There were only twelve issues total I believe. I've been reading them via the recent Director's Cut reprints, so I've read the first four issues so far and they are just, well, brilliant.

I mean it's not a superhero story - at all. The short version is that Vision decides he wants to have a family. So he synthesizes a wife and two kids and they move to the suburbs. And then it's this weird tragic story about... well. Things.

I don't really want to spoil anything. I can only say that I really can't even compare it to another comic book. It's really just incredible.

Hmm. Interesting! They have that at my local library and I’ve eyed it but never read it. Not really a Vision fan at all.

But I probably will now. Thanks!

Tom King is something special.
This Vision thing you’re talking about sounds similar in tone to his ABSOLITELY BEAUTIFUL and HILARIOUS and utterly tragic new “Mister Miracle” run. Seriously one of the most unique comics I’ve read in ages. Absolutely devastating and sad and funny, and very much NOT a superhero story.

Starts with “Mister Miracle”/Scott Free trying to complete the most epic “escape” of his career — an escape from death afteran attempted suicide. Then it gets really dark...I would recommend the living FUCK out of it.
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Variant cover for Mister Miracle (2017-) #3

 


The second issue is, like, award-worthy. I swear. It’s just about perfect, and it’s getting tons of hype. I’ve never even really paid attention to this character until now, but WOW.
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dude, when I saw Mister Miracle #1 I was like "hmm... that reminds me of the Vision comic." So yeah. I'll check it out gladly. I didn't even realize (or remember) that King was doing it so yeah it totally sounds like he's basically doing something similar for DC w/ this book that he did for Marvel a couple years back. Count me in!

If they hey Vision at your library - get it. Seriously. There are some comics where I'm like "hey you might like this." This isn't one of this. This is one where I'm saying "TRUST ME ON THIS ONE" y'know?
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